tirsdag den 2. juni 2009

rebranding microsoft virtual earth to…

bing maps ... det ender vel med at lyde normalt ...

bing maps ... from the bing blog ...



Microsoft Virtual Earth now has a new name (and it’s not Kumo or Kiev). First, a little background to ensure we’re all on the same page. As of yesterday….

Live Search Maps was our consumer maps offering. This is the web site you go to for maps, aerial photos, directions, searching for points of interest and creating collections of your own personal data to store in the cloud. Live Search Maps is now called Bing Maps. Bing! That’s right, you know you’re going to do it every time you see the name. Bing! I digress.

Microsoft Virtual Earth was our enterprise mapping platform. This was the set of APIs you would leverage to embed maps into your web site along with overlay data in the form of pushpins, polygons, polylines, raster overlays, etc. etc. Microsoft Virtual Earth is now called “Bing Maps for Enterprise.” [...]

Source: bing community

Read more: http://www.bing.com/community/blogs/maps/archive/2009/05/28/rebranding-microsoft-virtual-earth-to.aspx

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